Ashley Judd Keynote Speaker for YWCA Luncheon

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

By: Sara E. Wacker, APR

Ashley JuddThis year’s In the Company of Women luncheon will feature Ashley Judd as the keynote speaker on April 16th at the Marriott Marquis and Marina.  The YWCA of San Diego County is taking the best features of its two signature fundraising events and creating one spectacular affair.  The luncheon will be held Monday, April 16 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis and Marina located downtown on 333 West Harbor Drive in the Marina Ballroom.

In addition to raising awareness about domestic violence, homelessness, and the YWCA programs, the event will feature an awards presentation, honoring three outstanding female professionals with three Tribute to Women & Industry (TWIN) awards – The TWIN Mentor Award, The TWIN Humanitarian Award and The TWIN Visionary Award.

Keynote speaker Ashley Judd is a celebrated and acclaimed actor, a dedicated humanitarian, and a woman who has devoted much of her life to carrying the message of empowerment and equality. Articulate, passionate, but not without humor, Judd’s experiences regarding the human condition are universal principles, applicable to all, whatever their personal creed.

Seats and tables must be purchased in advance through the YWCA’s website at The event is open to the public. All proceeds go directly to fund YWCA programs and services for survivors of domestic violence and homelessness, including Becky’s House®, Passages and the Cortez Hill Family Center.


For over 103 years, the YWCA of San Diego County has supported local women, children, and families with social services. The YWCA of San Diego County provides a comprehensive scope of residential support services that are tailored to rebuild the lives of homeless and domestic violence victims.

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